1. Under the direction of phlebotomy management, performs diverse support functions including phlebotomy to ensure accurate test results and a quick turnaround time. Positions supporting Patient Service Centers and client offices are required to provide phlebotomy services to these locations as determined by department needs and may be assigned to different locations and/or different schedules without a 30-day notice.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 1. Performs venipuncture and capillary punctures to obtain adequate samples from patients. Responsible for proper patient identification, correct specimen labeling and necessary documentation. Demonstrates knowledge and ability to evaluate and select proper collection methods for age specific patients.2. Supports laboratory activities related to laboratory testing (phlebotomy, specimen collection, computer order entry and specimen processing) to ensure accurate result reporting and quick turn-around time. 3. Performs processing functions to support laboratory services as related to testing including verification, accessioning, aliquoting, processing and batching send out testing, adding/cancelling tests, distributing, storing and disposing of specimens. 4. Adheres to Compliance policies as related to job duties to include presenting Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) of non-coverage prior to delivery of outpatient services.5. Performs observational competency of all support staff under the guidance of the phlebotomy leadership using established criteria.6. Maintains department equipment and inventory to ensure proper supplies are available. 7. Works well without direct supervision.
8. Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.
STANDARD QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
A. Education / Training: High school diploma or equivalent required: Medical Assistant or Phlebotomy Course and phlebotomy externship preferred.
B. Work Experience: 6 months experience preferred, dependent on assignment
Certification, Licensure, Registration: Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant Certification preferred
C. Other Qualifications:Positions supporting Patient Service Centers and client practices require reliable transportation, a valid Michigan Driver s License and good driving record in accordance with Corporate Policy. Employees are required to immediately notify manager of any traffic violations incurred.